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Lily Dale woman faces drug charges

A traffic violation Thursday morning has led to drug charges against a Lily Dale woman. Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies report they stopped a vehicle for an observed violation on Glasgow Road in the town of Pomfret. The operator was identified as Danielle Miller, of Lily Dale. Further ...

Partners in Kind plans cruise-in Saturday

GERRY — Saturday, Sept. 14 Partners in Kind of Chautauqua County and The V-Dub Club of Jamestown are co-hosting the Third Annual Reid Jones Memorial Cruise-In at the Gerry Rodeo Grounds, which honors a beautiful and courageous baby whose life was lost to Leukemia. The event takes place from ...

Remembering 9/11

Wayne Hotelling is pictured carrying an American flag and solemnly walking the track at Silver Creek Central School Wednesday morning. He has been doing this for many years. He walks the number of laps for each year he has walked. He told the school secretary it is his way of honoring those who ...

Ceremony honors lives lost, those who responded

MAYVILLE — It has been 18 years since the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, and America continues to remember the lives lost on that day. The Local American Legion and Chautauqua County Veterans Council held a 9/11 remembrance ceremony in front of the Chautauqua County Courthouse on North ...

Lily Dale woman charged in drug possession

A traffic violation this morning has led to drug charges against a Lily Dale woman. Chautauqua County sheriff's deputies report they stopped a vehicle for an observed violation on Glasgow Road in the town of Pomfret. The operator was identified as Danielle Miller, of Lily Dale. Further ...

Borrello again lashes out at state over Seneca dispute

Chautauqua County Executive George Borrello is continuing his criticism of state Gov. Andrew Cuomo's handling of the situation between the state and Seneca Nations of Indians. This afternoon, he issued a statement noting how the governor's lack of action has led to an unnecessary death in the ...

Consultants chosen for city NRG redevelopment plan

Bergman Associates from Buffalo has been chosen to move forward as consultants on the NRG Redevelopment Alternative and Feasibility Study, according to an announcement made by U.S. Rep. Tom Reed this afternoon. The study will look at all facets of the project and determine at least three ...

Sinclairville History Fair set for Saturday

SINCLAIRVILLE — Every September for the past 20 years, the village of Sinclairville and the Valley Historical Society have sponsored an event on the second Saturday known as the Sinclairville History Fair. This year is no different, as on Saturday, Sept. 14, the village will come alive once ...

Angola 9/11 ceremony today

ANGOLA — This evening, the village is planning a ceremony to remember the 18th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the World Trade Towers and Pentagon. The event will take place at 6 p.m. in Centennial Park and the gazebo. In case of rain, the event will be moved to Angola Fire Hall ...

Adult computer classes start Monday

SILVER CREEK — Are you hoping to improve your tech prowess? David Nowak, an instructor with the Community Education division of Silver Creek Central School District, is offering several computer classes for adults via the fall 2019 session beginning Monday, Sept. 16. Please note: All classes ...

Ricker seeks seat on Fredonia board

Dale Ricker of Fredonia has announced he is seeking a seat for trustee in the village. He issued this statement regarding the upcoming election: “I am proud to announce that I am running for trustee for the village of Fredonia. I have been endorsed by the Independence Party, the ...

Today is Healthy Community Day at Farmers Market

Healthy Community Day at the Dunkirk Farmers Market is scheduled for today. Musicians Slim and Red of Corry, Pa. will play from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Several community organizations and health-related businesses will be represented at Healthy Community Day. A representative from the Veterans ...

Chautauqua County Rural Ministries to headline ‘City Speaks’

The Chautauqua County Rural Ministries (CCRM) has something to offer everyone — a place where everyone is welcome! Watch”City Speaks” this week as Kathy Peterson, executive director and Bridget Majka, director of programming take us on a guided tour of the many services Rural ...

Fredonia firefighters raise $4,700 during 2019 Fill the Boot

During the 2019 MDA Fill the Boot campaign, the dedicated members of the Fredonia Professional Fire Fighters Association IAFF Local 2931 took to the streets and continued a 65-year tradition of giving strength to the MDA community. “The firefighters of Fredonia, IAFF Local 2931, have once ...

Police: Boy, 13, took dad’s car on joyride

EVANS — A 13-year-old Evans boy was caught joyriding in his father’s car on the Seneca Nation of Indians Reservation. On Aug. 26 at roughly 12:46 a.m., a victim reported that his son had taken his vehicle and he was unable to locate him. Police checked several of the 13-year-old’s ...

Jamestown man arrested in city assault case

Dunkirk police this morning announced a 20-year-old Jamestown man has been arrested in connection with a beating that occurred on Friday. Adrian Melo Estrada, was taken into custody on Tuesday on an outstanding arrest warrant charging him with the first-degree felony assault. Estrada was ...

Man dies in Interstate 86 accident

NORTH HARMONY — A two-vehicle accident around 4 this morning has claimed the life of a Warsaw man. Chautauqua County Sheriff deputies responded to the Interstate 86 incident. One of the operators was identified as Tommy L. Hyde, 66. As a result of the accident, Hyde was pronounced deceased ...

Man dies in Route 394 accident

MAGNOLIA – First responders are at the scene of an accident between a tractor trailer and a pickup truck on Route 394 near Magnolia-Stedman Road. Chautauqua County Sheriff’s deputies have confirmed to The Post-Journal in Jamestown the driver of the tractor-trailer has been killed. A ...

IDA board meeting to be held Sept. 24

In accordance with the New York State Open Meetings Law, we are hereby notifying the local media of a board meeting of the County of Chautauqua Industrial Development Agency (CCIDA) Board of Directors. The meeting will be held at the Fredonia Technology Incubator, 214 Central Ave., Dunkirk, NY, ...

Westfield senior citizens hold August meeting

WESTFIELD — Twenty two members were present for a dish to pass supper at YWCA on Aug. 8. Shirley Kolpien shared a funny joke. The meeting was opened by President Pat Sciarrino with a prayer. Members recited the “Pledge of Allegiance”. The secretary’s report was read and accepted. The ...